Mike Ramon

Biography

Born and bred in the Midwest.

Where to find Mike Ramon online

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Books

The Knocking on the Wall
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. A man hears knocking on his wall. The apartment next door is supposed to be vacant...but the knocking won't stop.
The Sand
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: American English. Published: May 29, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. A family takes a trip to the beach for an afternoon of fun and relaxation. But there is something wrong with this beach, and soon their day will take a turn into terror,
The Mystery at Chayse Park
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story. In 1957, the Chayse Park Woman was found dead. The woman's true identity was a mystery, and her murder went unsolved. Now a reporter interviews an aging detective about the mystery at Chayse Park.
Amanda
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Amanda needs a ride. A car stops, the driver seems nice. Looks can be deceiving, though, and Amanda is about to take a ride into terror.
A House by the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story. After a long marriage, Randall and Margo take a trip to the sea as Margo deals with the effects of dementia.
Before the Rain
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A short story. A team searches for supplies in an abandoned town in a post-pandemic world.
Tourist Season
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: American English. Published: May 4, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short story. The Tyler family comes to the forest preserve at the beginning of tourist season for a hike in the woods. What they don't know is that for some, tourist season is also hunting season.
The Jangle Man
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. Bobby and his friends for a Big Freeze. it's just a normal day, but a chance encounter with the Jangle Man will force Bobby to reconsider what is impossible. Because the Jangle Man knows things he has no business knowing, and he is angry.
The Palelings
Price: Free! Words: 26,310. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A novella. The small desert town of Wayfarer's Rest has come under attack by a strange evil. Now, the people of the town will have to fight to survive the night of the Palelings.
The German Lieutenant
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. An old man goes out to see a late-night movie. He seems like a nice guy. But he has a dark secret, and his past is about to come back to haunt him.
The Runner
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: American English. Published: October 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story. Gary Toland goes on a run through the woods near his home one morning. Before the run is over, he will meet with something terrifying in those woods.
Snow
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
A short story. A father and son drive on a country road in a snowstorm. When the father is injured in a crash, it will be up to the son to find help.
Come Softly to Me
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: American English. Published: September 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short story. Edwin gets off a train in a small town with two hoodlums hot on his heals. He needs to deliver a mysterious package, but the gangsters will do anything to stop him. (Note: The first line of this story was a prompt.)
Night Owls
Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A short story. An insomniac starts taking late-night walks to pass the early morning hours before dawn. Lately, he has noticed that the people he passes every night on the street are starting to look awfully familiar. Is this just a trick of the brain, or has he stumbled onto something that hints at a terrifying secret?
Fireflies
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story. Children play by the side of the road as their fathers try to get a car running again. An accident is about to happen that will change their lives.
The Void
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. A man realizes that he may be alone in the world as the void moves closer.
God's Fastball
Price: Free! Words: 72,050. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
It's been several years since a comet strike plunged the world into chaos. Hobb's Town, populated by survivors who have come together to form a community, lies in the path of Job's Army, an armed militia intent on pillage and plunder.
Up the Wolves
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: American English. Published: October 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A man's car breaks down on a desolate road that runs through the woods. He decides to walk into town for help...but there is something lurking in those woods.
Upward Over the Mountain
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man pays a visit to his childhood home for the last time.
The Man on the Bicycle
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A young boy witnesses a terrible accident. Years later, the man the boy grew to be learns the truth about the accident he witnessed in his childhood.
Noah's Children
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man arrives at a farmhouse, intent on ending a secret horror.
Dream
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: American English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jimmy falls asleep and awakens to a different life. But which life was the dream?
The Visitor
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A Short Story. 14 year old Jack is left home alone when his parents go out of town. He expects to spend a quiet day alone watching TV. But then the doorbell rings, and Jack's day is about to take a strange turn. A visitor has arrived.
In the Looking Glass
Price: Free! Words: 5,370. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story: A man finds a mirror with a note stating that it is free to take. What he doesn't know is that this is no ordinary mirror. And it has something terrifying to show him.
The Interview Room
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story. Detective Jim Willis, now old and near retirement, can't forget about an old case, and the day he came face to face with a monster.
Words
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story. Our narrator lies in a hospital bed. He was told a secret, and now he can't forget it.
Hallways
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short story. A man wakes up in a seemingly endless white hallway with no memory of who he is, or how he got there.
The Grubbs
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story. Paul is curious when a new family moves in next door. The Grubbs have a boy his own age, and he hopes he can make a new friend. But the Grubbs have a terrible secret.
Retribution
Price: Free! Words: 14,240. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A novelette. Paul’s daughter is taken when he leaves her alone for a few minutes at the park. He thinks he saw the man who took her, but not everybody believes his story. Ten years later Paul crosses paths with this man again, and he plans his retribution.
The Armageddon Machine
Price: Free! Words: 60,530. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After a terrifying secret weapon is stolen from a Chinese military base by North Korean extremists, intelligence services around the world, including the top secret NTRA, rush to find the weapon known as Dragon's Breath, and take down a group of terrorists who are willing to go to any length to get what they want. Even if they have to use the Armageddon Machine.
Rusty
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story. Rusty and Bobby spend a day looking for their father.
The Darkest Night
Price: Free! Words: 70,050. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 1 review)
On the first day of summer a young girl disappears after climbing through a broken window into an abandoned orphanage. Her brother, with the help of a newspaper reporter, a woman with her own connection to the old orphanage, and a team of paranormal researchers will try to untangle the secrets and mysteries of the place they call the Home.
Brother's Keeper
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story. While searching for his wayward, addict brother, the narrator remembers how that brother was once a hero to him who showed great promise.
Into the Strange
Price: Free! Words: 11,700. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 20 flash fiction stories, ranging from science fiction and horror, to drama and humor.
Last Cigarette
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A short story. A hitman named Slade takes his latest victim out to the desert and makes him dig his own grave. But this victim isn't who he appears to be.
The Best of All Possible Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story. Jessy and Maddie have a troubled childhood. One day Jessy moves away, and the two sisters try to keep in touch. They promise to meet up again, but it is more than distance that separates them.
The Hunters
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story. A man finds himself on the run from the mysterious "hunters". But things are not always what they seem.
The Worst Thing
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A short story. At three in the morning George is woken up by a knock at the door. It's a stranger; his car has broken down and he needs to call for a ride. George let's him in. It's an act of kindness that he will come to regret.
Kitty
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Something very strange is happening to Bernie's beloved cat.
Under the Same Stars
Price: Free! Words: 20,280. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of 16 short shorts, brief glimpses into the lives of a variety of people living, working and dreaming under the same stars.
The Mimic
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story. A woman is chased by a terrifying creature who looks all too familiar.
Ashes
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: American English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A short story. In a post-apocalyptic world survivors take shelter for the night in a shack while trying to care for one of their members who is sick.
The Contract Killer
Price: Free! Words: 53,840. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
John Condon has a contract to take out three targets, all members of a family. A seasoned killer, this job should be just like any other, but when he comes to the point of no return, he has doubts--who are these people? Who wants them dead? Meanwhile he meets and falls for a waitress with a troubled past, but he must hide who he really is from her.
Stories from Within the Void
Price: Free! Words: 49,000. Language: American English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A collection of short fiction, mostly in the horror genre, although a few of the stories fall outside this genre.

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Smashwords book reviews by Mike Ramon

  • Fifteen on June 08, 2012

    A good, creepy read.
  • Like Lambs on April 08, 2017

    Good story.